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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter School: District locked us out

A group of Bullis Charter School parents, upset over what they are calling a Los Altos School District-imposed "lockout"...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 78 comments | 7763 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez has led to the arrest of two main...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by S Tyler, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:46 am | 76 comments | 7757 Views

OTHER ISSUES

National group targets local Day Worker Center

Escuela Avenue residents have called in a legal group from Washington, D.C. to "protect" the neighborhood from a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Church, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 84 comments | 7756 Views

AROUND TOWN

New county program to help with health care

Some uninsured low-wage workers in Santa Clara County can now enroll in a new program offering inexpensive health care coverage...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:31 am | 6 comments | 7755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob Huenemann, on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 36 comments | 7750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents push for P.E. exemptions

Parents and students loaded up the multipurpose room at Alta Vista High School last Monday to convince the school board to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 7743 Views

ELECTIONS

School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning

It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by District Teacher, on Sep 4, 2014 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 7735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawyers only winners in Bullis, LASD spat

Will the day ever come when the persistent battles between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District are only...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 57 comments | 7733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community blasts NASA chief's proposal to dispose of Moffett

It took little more than a day for local city officials and others concerned about Moffett Field's future to unite in opposition...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by NASA employee, on May 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 9 comments | 7728 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council reverses course on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday night responded in a significant way to the need for more housing in the city, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by IG, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:55 am | 24 comments | 7727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abe-Koga to run for El Camino district

It's still a month before candidates can pick up their nomination papers, but Margaret Abe-Koga is already booting up her...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Greg David, on Oct 9, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 26 comments | 7722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to vote on censuring Nelson

Though a majority of his colleagues on the Mountain View Whsiman School District board have publicly accused him of unprofessional...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassed, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 7704 Views

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Asbestos nightmare at Americana

What was supposed to be a routine roof replacement at a 30-unit apartment building on Continental Circle has turned into...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by OutragedObserver, on Oct 25, 2007 at 4:42 pm | 12 comments | 7701 Views

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Feds, police stage major gang bust in county

Federal and local law enforcement agencies on Thursday raided 14 locations in Santa Clara County and arrested suspected...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by why hate, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:27 am | 3 comments | 7686 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breathing easier

A woman from Yuba City can finally breathe easy — literally — thanks to a relatively new procedure she underwent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Muthiah, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 7685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last-ditch effort to re-open Whisman school

With only a week to go before the Mountain View Whisman school board decides on whether to open a new school in the district,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 121 comments | 7672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't leave your computer at home, kids

Along with pencils, pens and notebooks, students at Los Altos High School need to add something else to their list of school...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Think, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 23 comments | 7659 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Many arrested at electronic music festival

Local authorities received more than 100 noise complaints and at least 90 people were arrested on drug- and alcohol-related...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 7659 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police chief named in sexual harassment lawsuit

A civil lawsuit filed Monday is taking aim at the Mountain View Police Department, alleging that a culture of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Tony, on Mar 13, 2016 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 7649 Views

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Alleged serial car burglar re-arrested

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges against a man they believe is responsible for numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 28, 2014 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 7643 Views
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